The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) says new carbon reporting standards are needed for SMEs to integrate sustainability.
CDM monitoring & reporting for carbon credits case study
Abridged from a Wastecon 2008 Presentation and Paper by Mitchal L. Cassel LANDTEC, Colton, California The project sites The project is in Brazil and obtains certified emission reductions (CER) or carbon credits for a large scale, waste handling and disposal, clean development mechanism (CDM) project. Methane emissions are being reduced through collection and destruction of landfill gas (LFG). The project is a joint venture between environmental finance company, EcoSecurities, and Brazilian civil engineering and...
Workiva 2015 Sustainability Report
Letter from the CEO Sustainability involves nearly every department in companies today: research and development, manufacturing, human resources, accounting and finance, operations, customer service, government and community relations, legal and facilities. That’s why managing sustainability data across an enterprise and from a diverse supply chain can be tedious and time consuming. Our Wdesk productivity platform solves this problem. Users can harness unstructured data and streamline and automate data...
Environmental indicator report 2014
Across the world, there is growing recognition that the prevailing model of economic growth, grounded in ever-increasing resource use and pollutant emissions, cannot be sustained indefinitely. In the coming decades, with global population expected to increase to 9 billion people from 7.6 billion today, continued improvements in living standards and well-being will depend on a transition to a green economy globally that can meet society`s needs while preserving the natural systems that sustain us. Increasingly,...
Corporations and Carbon Pricing
Think liberals and environmental hipsters are leading the way on carbon pricing? Think again. According to a report just published by nonprofit environmental information organization CDP, hundreds of corporate giants, including Dow Chemical, ExxonMobil and Bank of America, are already including carbon pricing in business decisions — and many are working to advance related legislation as well. The report, Global Corporate Use of Carbon Pricing, summarizes information gathered from companies around the world...
Carbon capture and clusters
Carbon capture and storage (CCS ) announcements in 2013 were quiet – yet the award of funding to the White Rose project in early December was an encouraging sign that UK CCS momentum remains undeterred, explains Sam Botterill, CCS Technical Manager, Energy Institute.Christmas did not only come early for the White Rose project, more commonly referred to as Drax Power’s CCS Project, but a windfall also came in the re-ignition of interest in a Humber and Teesside industrial network, known as the Tees...